A Word a Week Challenge: Angle

When I saw the challenge word — ANGLE –this week from the blog A Word in Your Ear, I remembered this iconic cowboy we saw in Canyon, Texas. The bent-over figure with his elbow angled in the air seemed to say to me, “Howdy, ma’am.  Welcome to Texas!”

I’ve later discovered that the town of Canyon is holding a fundraiser to preserve this 47-foot cowboy named Tex Randall.  They want to restore Tex to his former glory and place him in a prominent location in a new park. It’s another angle I hadn’t considered:  the ongoing challenge of historic preservation. But wouldn’t you want to save this guy if he were in your town?  I would!

Save Tex Randall on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Tex-Randall-Project/122697051112305

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Tex Randall, a Panhandle Icon

Tex Randall, a Panhandle Icon

For more information or to help preserve this cowboy, go to http://canyonmainstreet.com/newtex.html

About Oh, the Places We See

Met at University of Tennessee, been married for 47 years, and still passionate about travel whether we're volunteering with Habitat Global Village, combining work at Discovery with pleasure, or just seeing the world. Hope you'll join us as we try to see it all while we can!
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2 Responses to A Word a Week Challenge: Angle

  1. out10about says:

    Cowboy Tex sure does look impressive, would be more so if he was restored to his former glory. Great find!

    • Rusha Sams says:

      Thanks for taking a look at my post. When we saw this big cowboy looming over the horizon, I knew we had to get off the interstate and take a closer look!

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